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The China Inn

2007 16th Ave, Lewiston, ID 83501-4028
+1 208-746-7876
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible22%
4 weeks ago
“Lunch buffet”
27 May 2017
“The China Inn”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2007 16th Ave, Lewiston, ID 83501-4028
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for the buffet. Wasn't huge, but everything we tried was some of the best we've ever had. Brought out in batches so everything was super fresh.

Thank rickdon
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A very good place to eat Chinese food. They have an extensive menu and it is all very good. My favorite is the sweet and sour sauce and the beef in oyster sauce. They have lunch and dinner prices and sizes. They have a separate...More

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We usually stop here every time we are in Lewiston as they have wonderful food. This time it was terrible, very sad. Chow mien was over cooked and mushy, BBQ pork as salty, never had salty BBQ before, egg flower soup was more broth, had...More

Thank DonnaTR
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Welcoming staff and great service. The food is quite good too, however they do tend to drown out the flavors by adding way too many vegetables (about 85% of the meal) This does tend to spoil the meal somewhat as the veggies distract from the...More

Thank NewYorkGraham
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I am usually not a fan of Chinese buffets, but I really enjoy their lunch buffet. At first the selections looks minimal, but they continue to bring out hot, fresh food. Their salt and pepper chicken is awesome!

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is one of my lunch/dinner go to's. While the atmosphere is not always friendly the food is usually good. I would not suggest the lemon chicken, it was very overwhelming in artificial flavor. But everything else I have had there was delicious.

Thank Mindy J
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Fantastic place, with wonderful owners-Tony and Wanda. I recommend the China Inn Chow Mein, but everyone can find something they like in this restaurant. Best Chinese food in Lewiston!

Thank Kjel B
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The food here is excellent and the lunch buffet is quick and of excellent quality. Dinner is also of fine quality and service is wonderful.

Thank Sheridan G
Reviewed 2 September 2015

My favorite place to get chinese cuisine- close to home, they deliver and the portions are generous. Very tasty!

Thank Becki M
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Dripping OLD grease! Yuck! Run down, smelly health hazard. Left after 2 bites and still got the runs.

Thank mbV8342CW
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
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  • Address: 2007 16th Ave, Lewiston, ID 83501-4028
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: +1 208-746-7876
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